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Coldplay – Clocks lyrics

Lights go out and I can't be saved
Tides that I tried to swim against
Have put me down upon my knees
Oh I beg, I beg and plead (singing)
Come out of things unsaid, shoot an apple off my head (and a)
Trouble that can't be named, a tiger's waiting to be tamed (singing)
You are, you are

Confusion never stops, closing walls and ticking clocks (gonna)
Come back and take you home, I could not stop that you now know (singing)
Come out upon my seas, curse missed opportunities (am I)
A part of the cure, or am I part of the disease (singing)

You are [4x] (singing)
You are [2x]
And nothing else compares
Oh no nothing else compares
And nothing else compares

You are [continues in background]
Home, home, where I wanted to go [2x]
Home, home, where I wanted to go
Home, home, where I wanted to go

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  • u
    He is trying to find his way home. Ha has lost hope and he realizes that everything he did in he life wasn't perticually good or right, he knows that ha can't fix it or take it back but he wants a second chance. Nothing compares to the want for forgiveness, not many people can get on there knees and beg for forgives ness usually we just stand there stubbornly. He wants to go home back to the place where he belongs.
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  • s
    The great thing about all music is that the words can fit anyone's interpretation. One stanza can mean one thing to one person and something completely different to another. It's called "frame of reference." it's why each of us gets into a particular song. Because we can relate, in our own way. I always like to hear years later what the actual motivation was for a group to write a certain song and put a particular sound to it. It's never what I would have thought!
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  • u
    Coldplay are may favourite band, and their lyrics always have some great significance to people. Each song can be interpreted many different ways and I think that's beautiful. To me the song is about living in the moment and overcoming obstacles life throws at you, but it's not sad. I think it's kind of joyful and wonderous about the difficulties they go through, and they marvel at their failures and sucesses. :)
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  • b
    He's lost just like everybody in this corrupt world are at tough times. The only thing saving him is God, and since he realized this, he has taken the first step, which is very good compared to a lot of people in this world who don't believe, which is the greatest sin. He will find the way at least he is on the right road to trusting God, every good Christian has doubts at times it is only human.
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  • c
    This has nothing to do with the song. I apologise. Darkcracker57, how do you that the african-americans have black asses? Now that Barrack Obama is your persident, you should at least respect them. They helped the Whites for centuries and this is not their correct predicament. Just put yourself in their shoes and realise. Anyway Rap is very cool and is very entertaining. If you can't do it, do not comment. 50 cent does it very well. I think if you don't know any rapper's black you would love them too. Linkin Park's not black yet they rap. Are you insulting your own race? I'm not from usa, as you know from how I spell the words, but I know now how bad the racism is in your country. You've just tarnished your country's reputation. And I'm just 13. Racism is a very childish behavour, are you a kid?
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